Kevin Killeen
January 28, 2020 - 5:02 pm
The ACLU is raising questions about the University of Missouri tracking all new students this semester through a cell phone app to see if they showed up for class.
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The law had been scheduled to take effect Wednesday.
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August 16, 2019 - 12:22 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Turns out, there won't be a public vote over upcoming Missouri abortion restrictions. The American Civil Liberties Union believes it's impossible to collect the roughly 100,000 voter signatures needed in two weeks. That's when most of the new law takes effect. The law bans...
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July 31, 2019 - 12:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to stop a Missouri law that bans abortions beyond the eighth week of pregnancy from taking effect Aug. 28. Lawyers for the ACLU and Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services of...
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ST LOUIS, MO - MAY 30: Jessica Piper, Veronica Hupp, and Ashlee Hendrix stand in front of Luther Ely Smith Park before a rally to protest the closure of the last abortion clinic in Missouri on May 30, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. In the wake of Missouri recent controversial abortion legislation, the states' last abortion clinic is being forced to close by the end of the week. Planned Parenthood is expected to go to court to try and stop the closing. (Photo by Jacob Moscovitch/Getty Images)
Michael Calhoun
July 09, 2019 - 2:54 am
KANSAS CITY (KMOX) — A challenge to Missouri's new eight-week abortion ban is being allowed to go forward. The effort was stopped by Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, who rejected two petitions which would've put in the ban on the ballot. Related: Missouri ACLU to begin collecting...
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reproductive rights supporters outside old courthouse in St. Louis
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July 08, 2019 - 12:26 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An appellate court panel ruled Monday that the American Civil Liberties Union can soon begin collecting signatures that would put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote. A three-judge panel of the state’s Court of Appeals found that...
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yard sign
May 23, 2019 - 10:40 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A three-judge panel of the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a suburban St. Louis man in his dispute with a municipal government over how many political signs he can have in his yard. The ACLU in January 2018 filed a First Amendment lawsuit on behalf of Bel...
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Wooden gavel lying on table by judge's chair in courtroom
May 07, 2019 - 1:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - An appeals court panel has upheld a Springfield ordinance that prohibits women from showing their nipples and areolas in public. The Springfield News-Leader reports the ruling Monday from a three-judge panel of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals is the latest in a four-year...
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Jail cells in a city facility located in the southern United States.
July 30, 2018 - 10:11 am
Lawsuit accuses the Missouri Department of Corrections director of having too much discretion in selecting witnesses for executions.
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July 09, 2018 - 5:44 am
"Appears likely that less than half (of 102 children under 5 years old) will be reunited" by Tuesday's deadline.
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